There are 8 ways to get from South Lake Tahoe to Livermore by bus, train, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
  3. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Lva Livermore Station Ace

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to San Jose, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - MontBleu to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Jose (SJC) RNO - SJC
  3. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Lva Livermore Station

$113 - $464

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
  3. Take the bus from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Livermore Amtrak

Bus, train via Placerville Amtrak  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak to Placerville Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St. at I St. C
  3. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
  4. Take the train from Skt Stockton Station to Lva Livermore Station Ace

Bus, train #2  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak Capitol Corridor

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Livermore 182.4 miles

$17 - $26

Line 50 bus, bus, fly to Oakland, BART  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from US HW 50/Al Tahoe Blvd to US HW 50/ Lake Parkway
  2. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - MontBleu to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  3. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Oakland (OAK) RNO - OAK
  4. Take the BART from Coliseum BART Station to Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station
  5. Take the bus from East Dublin Bart Station to Railroad Ave & L St

$126 - $516

Bus, fly to San Francisco, BART  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - MontBleu to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Francisco (SFO) RNO - SFO
  3. Take the BART from 24th St. Mission BART Station to Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station

$172 - $800

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Lake Tahoe to Livermore. However, there are services departing from US 50/ Brockway Ave and arriving at Livermore Amtrak via South Lake Tahoe Amtrak, Sacramento Amtrak and Stockton Robert Cabral Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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The distance between South Lake Tahoe and Livermore is 130 miles. The road distance is 182.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Livermore without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from South Lake Tahoe to Livermore, including transfers.

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South Lake Tahoe to Livermore bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Reno Airport to Oakland Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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South Lake Tahoe to Livermore bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Livermore Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Lake Tahoe to Livermore is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from South Lake Tahoe to Livermore.

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JetSuiteX and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reno Airport to Oakland Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Livermore. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Lake Tahoe to Livermore.
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  • Distance: 130.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

What companies run services between South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA and Livermore, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Livermore via South Y Transit Station, South Lake Tahoe Amtrak, Sacramento Amtrak, and Stockton Robert Cabral Station in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to Oakland
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Reno to San Jose
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Reno to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Reno to San Jose
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Skt Stockton Station to Lva Livermore Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Lva Livermore Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
acerail.com
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum BART Station to Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 24th St. Mission BART Station to Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Stockton Robert Cabral Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Livermore Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak to Placerville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
El Dorado Transit
Website
eldoradotransit.com
Bus from Placerville Station Transfer Center to 8th St. at I St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eldoradotransit.com
Tahoe Transportation
Website
tahoetransportation.org
Bus from US HW 50/Al Tahoe Blvd to US HW 50/ Lake Parkway
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
tahoetransportation.org
South Tahoe Express
Website
southtahoeexpress.com
Bus from Stateline, NV - MontBleu to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
southtahoeairporter.com
Book at
southtahoeairporter.betterez.com
Wheels Bus
Website
wheelsbus.com
Bus from East Dublin Bart Station to Railroad Ave & L St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
wheelsbus.com

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